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Learn the impact of health disparities in communities of color. This presentation highlights the factors that contribute to health inequalities for Black, Hispanic and Native American communities. This includes a discussion of how social determinants of health has specifically impacted COVID-19. We will review racism as a social determinant of health and discuss how a historical perspective can provide further context into health disparities of communities of color. Implicit bias has been shown to play a role in health disparities. We will discuss strategies to help overcome implicit bias including perspective taking, cultural humility, and workforce diversity. Lastly, we’ll discuss how wellness can help achieve health equity.


1 CME CREDIT

Join Dr. Charles Vega and Ashton Hyde, Esq. for part 2 of their series on malpractice suits and medical errors in primary care. Real life patient cases provide a practical and engaging format in which to discuss what to do—and not do—in daily practice to protect your patients from medical errors and yourselves from lawsuits.


0.5 CME CREDIT

During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include breast cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, association between diet/exercise and cancer, vaccination updates, dietary coconut oil, and milk preference in children. You don’t want to miss these updates!


1 CME CREDIT

New guidelines, evidence, and products present challenges for clinicians who provide gynecologic care. This session focuses on two major clinical areas in gynecology—cervical cancer screening and contraception. We will use a case-based approach to explore current best practices in managing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and Pap testing, as well as to expand evidence-based knowledge of controversies in contraceptive care. Faculty will also provide a brief introduction to the newest contraceptive products available. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/13/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


1 CME CREDIT

Physical fitness and athletic pursuits are important for the health and quality of life of our patients; yet many patients experience orthopedic injuries in these athletic pursuits. This case-based session will discuss the identification, management, and prevention of common orthopedic injuries including ACL tear, meniscal tear, lateral ankle sprain, Achilles tendon rupture, and anterior shoulder instability.


0.75 CME CREDIT

Obesity and Diabetes Update

0.75 CME/MOC
0.75 AANP | 0.28 Pharmacology

Dr. Martin Abrahamson will review the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, discuss non-insulin treatments, and explore the most recent guidelines and recommendations for advancing treatment in people with type 2 diabetes to achieve glycemic goals. Dr. Frank Domino will then review a basic framework for counseling patients on weight loss, including a discussion of best evidence on diet, exercise, and appropriate use of medication. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

With ever-changing information on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it is hard to keep the facts straight! Join Drs. Charles Vega and Ty Gluckman as they team up live to discuss the most common reactions to the two approved COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, as well as evaluate the data on the efficacy of zinc and vitamin C on outpatients and single high dose of vitamin D among inpatients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.


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Sleep benefits memory in a myriad of ways. Most simply, it stabilizes recent memories and enhances recently practiced skills. In this session, Dr. Robert Stickgold will describe how the brain changes across sleep cycles, why certain memories are retained after sleep, and how dreaming works. Faculty will take a look at the interplay of dreams on memory processing and formation. Join us for this unique session that can assist you in understanding both your own sleep and the importance of sleep for your patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


1 CME CREDIT

You may be aware of dietary differences in the African American community, but you may not know the full story. Historical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors play a significant role in the food choices African Americans often make. Before you tell your next African American patient to “eat better,” you need to watch this presentation to understand the research-based differences in the African American diet and how it has evolved. You will also see the evidence behind the harmful effects of the staple African American diet and, most importantly, walk away with strategies you can use tomorrow to effect change in this patient population.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Triglycerides and their management have received a great deal of publicity recently due to clinical trial results. Join Dr. Ty Gluckman as he reviews the risks associated with hypertriglyceridemia, discusses available therapeutic options to lower triglycerides, and reconciles the finding of the REDUCE-IT and the STRENGTH trials.


1 CME CREDIT

What happens when your patient does not respond to a SSRI? What happens when you try a second or third medication to treat depression and it still does not help? This course will review how to manage these more challenging cases of depression that are all too common in primary care settings.


0.5 CME CREDIT

In the twentieth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, approach one of the most common questions about COVID-19 during this time; is it safe to travel? This session will review the current data on in flight transmission and evaluate the efficacy of current travel restrictions. Faculty will also explore how telehealth uptake has boomed with the pandemic and how this has provided both improvements and drawbacks to the health care system and to patients.